Upcoming Events

In addition to our regular steam and diesel hauled services, we have special events on some weekends. Details appear below as our plans evolve. Tickets for these events can be booked from the event page.

Our usual heritage buses will run in conjunction with these events making it easy to reach us from Epping Underground and Shenfield National Rail stations (the Shenfield bus does not run for some events as detailed on the event page). 

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Peppa Pig and George visit

26, 27 May

Our second character visit, sees the ever popular Peppa Pig and George make another visit. Take a ride on our steam and diesel trains and see the cheeky little piggies at intervals on 26 and 27 May. It will be a great day out for all the family - especially the younger ones. Your train ...

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Steam Gala

7, 8, 9 June

Our annual steam gala returns this June! Featuring: Caledonian Railway 419, courtesy of the Scottish Railway Preservation Society United States Army Transportation Company S160 Class, 5197, courtesy of the Churnet Valley Railway and the owners Batt Holden Limited Hawthorn ...

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June Murder Mystery Evening

15 June

Morse or Miss Marple could do it. Can you? Why not join us for an evening of murder, mystery and mayhem as our professional actors from The Company Upfront present a new plot for 2019. We take you on a leisurely tour of the entire line from Epping Forest to Ongar ...

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Fathers Day Classic Car Show

16 June

The first of our one day classic car shows. Not just for fathers or the car enthusiast! Anyone who loves steam and diesel locomotives and buses will have a great day with us too. We are expecting an eclectic mix of some 70 classic, sports cars and other vehicles on our field at North Weald ...

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1940s Steam Weekend

22, 23 June

RETURNING FOR 2019! Join us as we turn back the clock once again to the 1940s. Expect re-enactors around the railway, vintage vehicles and live entertainment across the weekend, with vintage steam engines in charge of the passenger services. Come along and enjoy the atmosphere of ...

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June Real Ale Train

22 June

Following the success of our Real Ale Trains last year, we're running them again this year! The Real Ale trains today are planned to be steam hauled! Running as part of our 1940s Steam Weekend, the train fare is just £12 for travel after 5pm, with a small discount if ...

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